Forty-niner in Utah, page 013

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Title A Forty-niner in Utah with the Stansbury Exploration of Great Salt Lake: Letters and Jounral of John Hudson, 1848-50
Creator Hudson, John, 1826-1850
Subject Frontier and pioneer life; Letters; Diaries -- Authorship; Mormons
Subject Local Mormons --Utah--Biography; Frontier and pioneer life --Utah; West (U.S.) --Description and travel; Utah --Description and travel
Description John Hudson, artist and writer, chronicles his travels from New York City across the Plains towards California to partake in the Gold Rush. What was to have been a temporary stop in Salt Lake City stretches to sixteen months and includes participation in Captain Howard Stansbury's expedition of the Great Salt Lake.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Contributors Madsen, Brigham D.; Cooley, Everett L.; Tyler, S. Lyman; Ward, Margery W.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 11
Coverage Time: 1848-50
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 14.75 cm x 23 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
ARK ark:/87278/s6v1242x
Topic Mormons; Frontier and pioneer life; United States, West; Utah; Letters; Diaries--Authorship
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 327931
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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 013
Description August 1848-February 1849 sary to counteract the influence of the Rowdys or lowest class, who appear to control & govern pretty much as they think proper. D. Sherman has veered right round in political opinion & daily abuses this his adopted Count I have yet had no time to see Dr Patten but enjoyed a service at an Episcopalian Church more than I remember ever having done before, the music was particu- larly grateful & agreeable & the whole day, was a delightful con- trast to those Sundays spent at sea. Please tell Wm that I read his admirable letter with attention & I trust that the advice he gives will not be useless, I should be glad to hear from each & all, by enclosing the letters secretly in the packages it will avoid the seri- ous item of postage. With love to all I remain Your affectionate Son John Hudson I? S. Upon opening the parcel of books I was disappointed to find that they were not M James8 last work All these are sold here at about lsh[shilling] vol. indeed it is a mystery to me how Booksellers exist 25 cts. being an almost uniform price for books. JH . I will sell them for what I can get. My dear Father 35 John Strt Ott XL/48 I mentioned in the last letter that I would give you some ac- count of Dr Sherman, You will be sorry to learn that he has been very unfortunate both with reference to his success as a Physician, literary Man, & also with regard to his Family; I find him living I7 The Reverend William Patton was pastor of Spring Street Presbyterian Church. Jonathan Greenleaf, A History of the Churches, of All Denominations, in the City of New York, from the first settlement to the year 2846 (New York: E. French, Portland, Hyde, Lord and Duren, X346), pp. 3,164,168. I8 The Reverend John Angel1 James was minister of the Carr's Lane Non Conformist Church of Christ which was attended by Benjamin Hudson and his family. Post Office Directory of Birmingham, 2850 (Birmingham: W. Kelly Company, USSO), p. 180; Birmingham, History and General Directory of the Borough of Birmingham (Sheffield: Francis White and Company, 1849), p. 191. 13
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Source A Forty-niner in Utah with the Stansbury Exploration of Great Salt Lake: Letters and Journal of John Hudson, 1848-50
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327698
Reference URL